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LeBron James' son is released from hospital days after suffering a cardiac arrest

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, accepts the award for best record-breaking performance from his sons, Bronny James, center, and Bryce James, at the ESPY awards July 12, 2023, in Los Angeles. Bronny James was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday, July 25, 2023, a day after going into cardiac arrest while participating in a practice at the University of Southern California.
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, accepts the award for best record-breaking performance from his sons, Bronny James, center, and Bryce James, at the ESPY awards July 12, 2023, in Los Angeles. Bronny James was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday, July 25, 2023, a day after going into cardiac arrest while participating in a practice at the University of Southern California.

Bronny James, the eldest son of NBA star LeBron James, was released from the hospital Thursday after he suffered a cardiac arrest Monday while practicing with the University of Southern California's basketball team.

James, an 18-year-old incoming freshman at USC, arrived at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles "fully conscious, neurologically intact and stable" due to USC athletics' swift medical response, said Dr. Merije Chukumerije, a cardiologist at the hospital, in a statement.

He is now at home resting, Chukumerije said.

In a tweet, LeBron James thanked people for their prayers and said his family is doing great.

"We have our family together, safe and healthy, and we feel your love," he said. "Will have more to say when we're ready but I wanted to tell everyone how much your support has meant to all of us!"

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Ayana Archie